Category: WCNN in Atlanta

Tim Hudson Discusses His Pursuit of 200 Career Wins and the Flaws of the Wild Card Play-In Game

Monday, February 25th, 2013

This past Friday, Tim Hudson pitched two hitless innings against Detroit. The Braves right-hander walked a batter and needed just 10 pitches during his outing. Hudson is just three wins away from 200 careers wins. The Braves' starting rotation will feature four players under the age of 31 to start the ...

Aaron Murray: “My heart told me I needed one more year”

Monday, January 14th, 2013

After losing the SEC Championship in heartbreaking fashion, Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray had to step back, clear his head and make a decision about his future. It was either return to Georgia to try to dethrone Alabama in his final season with the 'Dawgs or enter the NFL Draft with ...

B.J. Upton Believes The Braves Are A Great Fit For Him Because Bobby Cox And Fredi Gonzalez Made Him Feel Comfortable

Friday, November 30th, 2012

B.J. Upton is heading northeast from Tampa Bay after the centerfielder inked a  five-year contract for $75.25 million. His contract is the biggest one ever given to a free agent by the franchise. But the 28-year-old is happy to sign with Atlanta beyond simply the money. He believes his new organization ...

Aaron Murray Says Auburn Is Pumped Up to Ruin Georgia’s Season

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

For Georgia and quarterback Aaron Murray the last few seasons have been a bit frustrating and underwhelming. The Bulldogs compiled just 16 wins in 2010 and 2011 combined, there have been numerous rumors about Mark Richt losing his job and Georgia didn't have a signature win during that time. Many ...

Danny Ferry Explains Why He Was Attracted to the Hawks

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

After yet another postseason run that ended too early, the Hawks decided to make some changes this offseason. How drastic the changes become will be up to the new general manager and President of Basketball Operations, Danny Ferry. On one hand the Hawks have consistently made playoff trips with their ...

Urban Meyer on adjusting to Ohio State Life: “It’s a dream to coach in a place where they expect to win.”

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

After a year hiatus Urban Meyer became the head football coach at Ohio State in late November. For the first time in a long while, Meyer is in unfamiliar territory. At least that's what he claims in the following interview. Meyer hopes the Ohio State job is his last in his ...

Larry Drew on Hawks Game 1 Win despite Joe Johnson’s 11-point effort: “That says a lot about the character of this team.”

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

The Atlanta Hawks rode a 31-point first quarter and never looked back in their Game 1 win over the Boston Celtics, 83-74. Joe Johnson may have only had 11 points, but the Hawks never backed down even during the Celtics surge in the 4th quarter. Rajon Rondo has now been suspended ...

Chipper Jones will Retire after 2012 Season: “I wanted to end all of the speculation now. We put all that to an end today.”

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Chipper Jones has decided it's finally time to announce his retirement. As the third basemen of the Atlanta Braves approaches the age of 40 he is doing all he can to share wisdom with the future of the club. It came to a point where Jones did not want to ...

“Suga” Rashad Evans Explains the Bad Blood Between Him and Jon “Bones” Jones

Friday, February 17th, 2012

“Suga” Rashad Evans and Jon “Bones” Jones used to be friends and training partners. Nothing could be further from the truth now. The bad blood between the two fighters will come to a boiling point at UFC 145 in Atlanta. Jones is considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in ...

Chris Doleman on NFL Hall of Fame Voting System: “Don’t hate me or hate the other guys who went in. That’s just the way it is.”

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Chris Doleman finally got his call into the NFL Hall of Fame two weeks ago after a long wait that he didn't quite understand. Doleman had 150.5 career sacks becoming the third consecutive NFC North pass-rusher to earn a call to Canton after Richard Dent was selected in 2011 and ...